Charity news and happenings across the East End

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Holiday Coat Drive

L&W Market in Bridgehampton is holding a coat drive. Through December 31, L&W Market will be collecting lightly used or new coats, which will be donated to those in need on the East End through the local organization Maureen’s Haven. As a thank you for donating, L&W will offer a free cup of coffee to those donating coats.

Pavé The Way Trunk Show

A special holiday trunk show featuring Pavé The Way jewelry by Joan Hornig will be held on Thursday, November 29, from 1 to 4 PM at Parrish Memorial Hall in Southampton. One hundred percent of profits from each purchase directly benefit your choice of Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, The Ellen Hermanson Breast Center, or The Regional Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center. To RSVP, email kellie.pettit@stonybrookmedicine.edu.

Maureen’s Haven

Maureen’s Haven homeless outreach will host its winter benefit on Saturday, December 1, from 6 to 9 PM at Seasons of Southampton. The event is being held to raise awareness of East End homelessness. The event will include wine, small bites, dancing, and auction items. Tickets are $50 per person. Contact Dan O’Shea at 631-727-6831.

Four-Legged Gala

The North Fork Animal Welfare League presents its Four-Legged Gala at Giorgio’s Baiting Hollow on Sunday, December 2, from 6 to 10 PM. The league celebrates 55 years of lifesaving on the East End. From humble beginnings, the league has evolved from a handful of fully committed volunteers, to becoming the nonprofit organization holding the animal control contracts for both Southold and Riverhead. The event will include dinner, dancing, and a live performance by The Rakiem Walker Project Band. It will also honor the Mattituck Laurel Veterinary Hospital & the North Fork Animal Hospital. Tickets are $125. Visit http://www.main.nfawl.org for more info.

Ugly Sweater Party

The Southampton History Museum presents “Hearthside Cheer: An Ugly Sweater Party!” on Saturday, December 8, from 5:30 to 7:30 PM at Rogers Mansion in Southampton. There will be food, drinks, music, and surprises. Make sure you wear your ugliest, most original holiday sweater to celebrate the pleasures of the holiday season at the Gilded Age Rogers Mansion. The cost is $65 in advance and $85 day of, or $35 in advance and $45 day of for those ages 21 to 35. Visit http://www.southamptonhistory.org.

Topping Rose Holiday Dinner

The fourth annual Holiday Dinner at Topping Rose House to benefit the Bridgehampton Child Care & Recreational Center will be held on Saturday, December 8, at 6:30 PM. Meet Chef Jean-Georges and experience a three-course dinner with cocktails and wine. Tickets start at $200. Visit http://www.bhccrc.org for more info and tickets.

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